Job Opportunity

Chief Welfare Fraud Investigator
Santa Cruz County

Date Posted:

January 20,2022


$99,133 – $132,267 annually


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The County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department is recruiting for a Chief Welfare Fraud Investigator. The ideal candidate is a qualified professional with broad experience conducting investigations and experience in Law Enforcement. The Chief Welfare Fraud Investigator serves as a team leader on difficult and complex cases and needs to have strong leadership experience to make independent decisions within established policies and procedures.


Three years of law enforcement supervision experience which would demonstrate application or possession of the knowledge and abilities.


  • Must meet minimum employment standards defined by Section 1031 of the Government Code.
  • Possession of a POST Basic Certificate or Specialized Investigators Certificate.
  • Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License.

How to Apply:

Apply online at or mail/bring an application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Santa Cruz County Personnel Department
701 Ocean Street, Room 510
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711.

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